NYSE:V - Visa Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$140.64 +0.56 (+0.40 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$140.08
Today's Range$139.51 - $141.54
52-Week Range$106.60 - $151.56
Volume6.10 million shs
Average Volume7.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$284.96 billion
P/E Ratio40.41
Dividend Yield0.60%
Beta1.06
Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology company worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It operates VisaNet, a processing network that enables authorization, clearing, and settlement of payment transactions; and offers fraud protection for account holders and assured payment for merchants. The company also offers gateway services for merchants to accept, process, and reconcile payments; manage fraud; and safeguard payment security online, as well as processing services for participating issuers of visa debit, prepaid, and ATM payment products. In addition, it provides digital products, including Visa Checkout that offers consumers an expedited, and secure payment experience for online transactions; and Visa Direct, a push payment product platform, that allows businesses, governments, and consumers to use the Visa network to transfer funds from an originating account to another via a debit, prepaid, or credit card number, as well as Visa token service that replaces the card account numbers from the transaction with a token. Further the company offers corporate (travel) and purchasing card products, as well as value-added services. It provides its services under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink, V PAY, and PLUS brands. Visa Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
SymbolNYSE:V
CUSIP92826C83
Phone650-432-3200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.60
Current Ratio1.69
Quick Ratio1.69

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio40.41
Forward P/E Ratio30.64
P/E Growth1.52

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.36 billion
Price / Sales15.58
Cash Flow$4.2996 per share
Price / Cash32.71
Book Value$13.12 per share
Price / Book10.72

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.48
Net Income$6.70 billion
Net Margins47.91%
Return on Equity36.09%
Return on Assets14.79%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares2,034,250,000
Market Cap$284.96 billion

Visa (NYSE:V) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Visa's stock symbol?

Visa trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "V."

How often does Visa pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Visa?

Visa announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 17th. Investors of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, December 4th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. This is a boost from Visa's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Visa's Dividend History.

When did Visa's stock split? How did Visa's stock split work?

Visa's stock split before market open on Thursday, March 19th 2015. The 4-1 split was announced on Thursday, January 29th 2015. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, March 18th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of Visa stock prior to the split would have 400 shares after the split.

How will Visa's stock buyback program work?

Visa announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $7,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Visa's earnings last quarter?

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 25th. The credit-card processor reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.11. The credit-card processor had revenue of $5.24 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.09 billion. Visa had a return on equity of 36.09% and a net margin of 47.91%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.86 earnings per share. View Visa's Earnings History.

When is Visa's next earnings date?

Visa is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Visa.

How can I listen to Visa's earnings call?

Visa will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 24th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8008576257.

What price target have analysts set for V?

31 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Visa's shares. Their predictions range from $127.00 to $187.00. On average, they expect Visa's stock price to reach $154.1333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Visa.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Visa?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Visa in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 29 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Visa.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Visa stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Visa stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Visa shares have outperformd the industry in a year's time. The company is witnessing growth in payments volume, cross-border volume and processed transactions owing to a strong economy and a positive consumer sentiment driving higher spending.  Numerous strategic acquisitions and alliances, technology upgrades and effective marketing have paved the way for long-term growth and consistent revenue rise. Visa is well poised to gain from the growing electronic payment processing and a strong international business. Given solid operational performance, management expects fiscal 2018 operating EPS to grow in low-30s on low double digits revenue growth. A solid balance sheet ensures effective capital deployment. Shares of Visa have outperformed the industry in a year's time. Nevertheless, high client incentives might put pressure on revenues." (9/25/2018)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "1QFY18 preview: We expect high single-digit revenue growth for the period. Our 4QFY17 revenue estimate is $4.84 bn (+8.5% y/y) vs. the FactSet consensus of $4.82 bn. Our EPS estimate is $1.00, just above the consensus of $0.99. Visa has had revenue growth of 14-26% for the past four quarters due to the addition of Visa Europe. Because the Visa Europe acquisition has anniversaried, we expect revenue to normalize to a high-single/low-double-digit growth trajectory." (1/29/2018)

Are investors shorting Visa?

Visa saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 30,623,696 shares, an increase of 10.6% from the August 31st total of 27,685,119 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,352,436 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.7 days. Approximately 1.7% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Visa's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Visa's key competitors?

Who are Visa's key executives?

Visa's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alfred Francis Kelly Jr., CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Ryan M. McInerney, Pres (Age 43)
  • Mr. Vasant M. Prabhu, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Rajat Taneja, Exec. VP of Technology & Operations (Age 54)
  • Ms. Kelly Mahon Tullier, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)

Who are Visa's major shareholders?

Visa's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Swedbank (0.19%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.11%), Strs Ohio (0.08%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.08%), Aperio Group LLC (0.07%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own Visa stock include Charles W Scharf, Ellen Richey, James H Hoffmeister, Lynne Biggar, Mary B Cranston, Robert W Matschullat, Ryan Mcinerney, Tullier Kelly Mahon, Vasant M Prabhu and William M Sheedy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Visa.

Which institutional investors are selling Visa stock?

V stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Strs Ohio, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Hexavest Inc., Barometer Capital Management Inc., Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Co and Private Capital Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Visa company stock in the last year include James H Hoffmeister, Lynne Biggar, Robert W Matschullat, Ryan Mcinerney, Tullier Kelly Mahon and Vasant M Prabhu. View Insider Buying and Selling for Visa.

Which institutional investors are buying Visa stock?

V stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Swedbank, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Northstar Investment Advisors LLC, Rathbone Brothers plc and First Hawaiian Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Visa.

How do I buy shares of Visa?

Shares of V can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Visa's stock price today?

One share of V stock can currently be purchased for approximately $140.63.

How big of a company is Visa?

Visa has a market capitalization of $284.96 billion and generates $18.36 billion in revenue each year. The credit-card processor earns $6.70 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.48 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Visa's official website?

The official website for Visa is http://usa.visa.com.

How can I contact Visa?

Visa's mailing address is P.O. BOX 8999, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94128. The credit-card processor can be reached via phone at 650-432-3200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Visa (NYSE V)

Community Ranking:  3.7 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,704 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  605 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,309
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Visa and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe V will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe V will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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